Source : Alexandria Times Tribune, June 6, 1945
The body of the late John W. Wright, who died Tuesday morning at his country home, was moved Tuesday afternoon from the Roger C. Gipe funeral home to the residence of his son, Virgil Wright, 2 1/2 miles southwest of the city, where friends and neighbors may call. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. in the First Christian church, of which he was a member. Rev. G.W. Winfrey, the pastor, will speak and interment will be in I.O.O.F. cemetery.